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 Bill Status of HB0562  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  HOME INSPECTOR LICENSE

House Sponsors
Rep. Jay Hoffman - Curtis J. Tarver, II - Jaime M. Andrade, Jr. - Margaret Croke - Justin Slaughter, Kelly M. Burke, Terra Costa Howard and Lakesia Collins

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. David Koehler - Bill Cunningham - Ram Villivalam - Napoleon Harris, III - Julie A. Morrison, Laura Ellman, Patrick J. Joyce, Steven M. Landek, Jacqueline Y. Collins and Scott M. Bennett)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/30/2021HouseSent to the Governor

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 80/4.32
5 ILCS 80/4.41 new
225 ILCS 441/1-10
225 ILCS 441/1-12 new
225 ILCS 441/5-5
225 ILCS 441/5-10
225 ILCS 441/5-12
225 ILCS 441/5-16
225 ILCS 441/5-17
225 ILCS 441/5-20
225 ILCS 441/5-30
225 ILCS 441/5-50 new
225 ILCS 441/10-10
225 ILCS 441/15-10
225 ILCS 441/15-10.1 new
225 ILCS 441/15-15
225 ILCS 441/15-20
225 ILCS 441/15-36 new
225 ILCS 441/15-55
225 ILCS 441/15-60
225 ILCS 441/20-5
225 ILCS 441/25-15
225 ILCS 441/25-27
225 ILCS 441/25-17 rep.


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Home Inspector License Act. Provides that all applicants and licensees shall provide a valid address and email address to the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and inform the Department of any change of address or email address within 14 days. Provides that the Department may adopt rules to permit the issuance of citations to any licensee for failure to comply with the continuing education requirements set forth in the Act or as established by rule. Provides that all applicants for a home inspector license and all licensees shall maintain general liability insurance in an amount of not less than $100,000 with deductibles of not more than $2,500. Provides that except as otherwise expressly provided, nothing in the Act shall be construed to grant to any person a private right of action for damages or to enforce the provisions of the Act or the rules adopted under the Act. Makes changes in provisions concerning necessity of license, use of title, and exemptions; application for a home inspector license; renewal of a license; endorsement; continuing education renewal requirements; retention of records; grounds for disciplinary action; investigation, notice, and hearing; returned checks and dishonored credit card charges and penalty fees; violations, injunctions, and cease and desist orders; and education providers. Repeals a provision concerning peer review advisors. Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act to repeal the Home Inspector License Act on January 1, 2032. Effective January 1, 2022, except provisions amending the Regulatory Sunset Act take effect immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
225 ILCS 441/5-25

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Provides that the licensing of home inspector entities required under the Act does not apply to an entity whose ownership structure is one licensed home inspector operating a sole proprietorship, a single member limited liability company, or a single shareholder corporation, and that home inspector is the only licensed home inspector performing inspections on the entity's behalf. Provides that the licensed home inspector who is the sole proprietor, sole shareholder, or single member of the company or entity shall comply with all other provisions of this Act. Provides that a corporation, limited liability company, partnership, or entity shall, as a condition of licensure, designate a managing licensed home inspector. Provides that the managing home inspector of any home inspector entity shall be responsible for the actions of all licensed and unlicensed employees, agents, and representatives of that home inspector entity while it is providing a home inspection or home inspection service. Provides that it shall be grounds for disciplinary action if a licensee provides fees, gifts, waivers of liability, or other forms of compensation or gratuities to persons licensed under any real estate professional licensing act in this State as consideration or inducement for the referral of business. Makes changes to provisions concerning definitions; application for home inspector license; pre-license education requirements; grounds for disciplinary action; and no private right of action.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
5 ILCS 80/4.41 new
Adds reference to:
5 ILCS 80/4.37

In provisions amending the Regulatory Sunset Act, provides for repeal of the Home Inspector License Act on January 1, 2027 (rather than January 1, 2032).

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
5 ILCS 80/4.32
5 ILCS 80/4.37
225 ILCS 441/1-10
225 ILCS 441/1-12 new
225 ILCS 441/5-5
225 ILCS 441/5-10
225 ILCS 441/5-12
225 ILCS 441/5-16
225 ILCS 441/5-17
225 ILCS 441/5-20
225 ILCS 441/5-25
225 ILCS 441/5-30
225 ILCs 441/5-50 new
225 ILCS 441/10-10
225 ILCS 441/15-10
225 ILCS 441/15-10.1 new
225 ILCS 441/15-15
225 ILCS 441/15-20
225 ILCS 441/15-36 new
225 ILCS 441/15-55
225 ILCS 441/15-60
225 ILCS 441/20-5
225 ILCS 441/25-15
225 ILCS 441/25-27
225 ILCS 441/25-17 rep.
Adds reference to:
5 ILCS 120/2from Ch. 102, par. 42
5 ILCS 140/7.5
5 ILCS 830/10-5
20 ILCS 2605/2605-304 new
20 ILCS 2605/2605-605
20 ILCS 3930/7.9 new
30 ILCS 105/5.938 new
30 ILCS 105/6z-99
30 ILCS 105/6z-125 new
30 ILCS 715/3from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 1703
430 ILCS 65/1.1from Ch. 38, par. 83-1.1
430 ILCS 65/3from Ch. 38, par. 83-3
430 ILCS 65/3.1from Ch. 38, par. 83-3.1
430 ILCS 65/4from Ch. 38, par. 83-4
430 ILCS 65/5from Ch. 38, par. 83-5
430 ILCS 65/6from Ch. 38, par. 83-6
430 ILCS 65/6.2 new
430 ILCS 65/7from Ch. 38, par. 83-7
430 ILCS 65/7.5 new
430 ILCS 65/8.2
430 ILCS 65/8.3
430 ILCS 65/8.4 new
430 ILCS 65/8.5 new
430 ILCS 65/9.5
430 ILCS 65/10from Ch. 38, par. 83-10
430 ILCS 65/11from Ch. 38, par. 83-11
430 ILCS 65/13.2from Ch. 38, par. 83-13.2
430 ILCS 65/13.4 new
430 ILCS 66/10
430 ILCS 66/10.5 new
430 ILCS 66/10.6 new
430 ILCS 66/20
430 ILCS 66/30
430 ILCS 66/50
430 ILCS 66/55
430 ILCS 66/66 new
430 ILCS 66/70
430 ILCS 67/35
430 ILCS 67/40
520 ILCS 5/2.11from Ch. 61, par. 2.11
520 ILCS 5/2.26from Ch. 61, par. 2.26
520 ILCS 5/2.33from Ch. 61, par. 2.33
520 ILCS 5/2.34from Ch. 61, par. 2.34
720 ILCS 5/24-3from Ch. 38, par. 24-3
720 ILCS 5/24-8
725 ILCS 5/112A-14from Ch. 38, par. 112A-14
730 ILCS 5/5-4-3a

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Act. Creates the Firearm Prohibitors and Records Improvement Task Force to identify and research all available grants, resources, and revenue that may be applied for and used by all entities responsible for reporting federal and State firearms prohibitors to the Illinois State Police and the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. Provides that under the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act, these reporting entities include, but are not limited to, hospitals, courts, law enforcement and corrections. Provides that the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority shall provide administrative and other support to the Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall may meet in person or virtually and shall issue a written report of its findings and recommendations to the General Assembly on or before July 1, 2022. Repeals Task Force provisions on July 1, 2023. Amends the Gun Trafficking Information Act. Provides that the Illinois State Police shall audit current practice to assess actual data collection and reporting, and propose policy and practice recommendations to meet implementation and policy maker needs, including but not limited to: (1) Firearm Owner's Identification Card and concealed carry license applications, revocations, and firearm dispossessions; (2) Firearm trace data; (3) Usage of firearms restraining orders and domestic violence orders of protection; and (4) Firearm Dealer License Certifications and related inspections. Amends the Department of State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Illinois State Police shall establish a portal for use by federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies, including Offices of the State's Attorneys and the Office of the Attorney General to capture a report of persons whose Firearm Owner's Identification Cards have been revoked or suspended. Provides that the portal is for law enforcement purposes only. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Illinois State Police shall develop an Internet-based system upon which the serial numbers of firearms that have been reported stolen are available for public access for individuals to ensure any firearms are not reported stolen prior to the sale or transfer of a firearm under this provision concerning transfer of firearms. The Illinois State Police shall have the Internet-based system completed and available for use by July 1, 2022. The Department shall adopt rules not inconsistent with this Section to implement this system. Provides that beginning January 1, 2024, any person who is not a federally licensed firearm dealer shall, before selling or transferring the firearms, contact the Illinois State Police with the transferee's or purchaser's Firearm Owner's Identification Card number to determine the validity of the transferee's or purchaser's Firearm Owner's Identification Card and initiate and complete an automated search of its criminal history record information files and those of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, including the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, and of the files of the Department of Human Services relating to mental health and developmental disabilities to obtain any felony conviction or patient hospitalization information which would disqualify a person from obtaining or require revocation of a currently valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card. Provides that the Illinois State Police shall develop an Internet-based system to conduct this check. Provides that each applicant for the issuance of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card may include a full set of his or her fingerprints in electronic format to the Illinois State Police. Provides that a Firearm Owner's Identification Card of a licensee under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act shall not expire during the term of the licensee's concealed carry license. Provides that the Illinois State Police shall deny an application or shall revoke and seize a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued under the Act if the Illinois State Police finds that the applicant or person to whom such card was issued is or was at the time of issuance subject to a civil no contact order or a stalking no contact order. Provides that if a person who possesses a combined Firearm Owner's Identification Card and a concealed carry license becomes subject to suspension or revocation under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act, but is otherwise eligible for a valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card, the Illinois State Police shall ensure the person's Firearm Owner's Identification Card status is not interrupted. Provides for email notifications and text messages from the Illinois State Police upon request of an applicant or Card holder. Creates expanded rulemaking authority for the Illinois State Police concerning the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act and the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the Illinois State Police shall continuously monitor relevant State and federal databases for firearms prohibitors and correlate those records with concealed carry license holders to ensure compliance with this Act and any other State and federal laws. Defines "firearms prohibitor". Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides in various provisions an exemption to carry a firearm on Department of Natural Resources property in accordance with the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Makes conforming changes in various other Acts. Certain provisions take effect January 1, 2024.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that any person within this State who receives any firearm, stun gun, or taser from a person who is not a federally licensed firearm dealer shall provide a record of the transfer within 10 days of the transfer to a federally licensed firearm dealer and shall not be required to maintain a transfer record. Provides that the federally licensed firearm dealer shall maintain the transfer record for 20 years from date of receipt. Provides that a federally licensed firearm dealer may charge a fee not to exceed $25 to retain the record. Provides that the record shall be provided and maintained in either an electronic or paper format. Provides that the federally licensed firearm dealer shall not be liable for the accuracy of any information in the transfer record submitted pursuant to this provision.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/3/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  2/8/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2021HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  3/16/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  3/16/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/18/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce Committee
  3/24/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Labor & Commerce Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/24/2021HouseDo Pass as Amended / Consent Calendar Labor & Commerce Committee; 025-000-000
  4/8/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/13/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  4/14/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/16/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - First Day
  4/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  4/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/21/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
  4/21/2021HouseRemoved from Consent Calendar Status Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  4/21/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lakesia Collins
  4/23/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/23/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 077-030-001
  4/23/2021HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lakesia Collins
  4/27/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/27/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/27/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  4/27/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/27/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/10/2021SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities
  5/19/2021SenateDo Pass Licensed Activities; 007-000-000
  5/19/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 20, 2021
  5/20/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  5/21/2021SenateSecond Reading
  5/21/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 24, 2021
  5/30/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. David Koehler
  5/30/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/31/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/31/2021SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. David Koehler
  5/31/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Ellman
  5/31/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 010-006-000
  5/31/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
  5/31/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Patrick J. Joyce
  5/31/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  5/31/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  5/31/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. David Koehler
  5/31/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  5/31/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  5/31/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
  5/31/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/31/2021SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/31/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Koehler
  5/31/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Koehler
  5/31/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/31/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 040-017-000
  5/31/2021HouseArrived in House
  5/31/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1, 2
  5/31/2021HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Jay Hoffman
  5/31/2021HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Jay Hoffman
  5/31/2021HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/31/2021HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Jay Hoffman
  5/31/2021HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  6/8/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  6/15/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II
  6/15/2021HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  6/15/2021HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  6/16/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  6/16/2021HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 013-005-000
  6/16/2021HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 013-005-000
  6/16/2021HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 075-040-000
  6/16/2021HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 House Concurs 075-040-000
  6/16/2021HouseHouse Concurs
  6/16/2021HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed to Reconsider Vote Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  6/16/2021HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed to Reconsider Vote Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  6/16/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  6/16/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  6/16/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Margaret Croke
  6/16/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  6/16/2021HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  6/23/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lakesia Collins
  6/29/2021HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Reconsider Vote - Withdrawn Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  6/29/2021HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Reconsider Vote - Withdrawn Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  6/29/2021HousePassed Both Houses
  6/30/2021HouseSent to the Governor

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